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    Dates: 19/05, 20/05, 26/05 & 27/05
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    Duration 4 Online Sessions
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    Hours 19:00 – 21:30

  • Fees: 400 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a discount 20% on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars


An in-depth technical analysis of casualty situations; owners’ casualty response procedures; understanding the role and involvement of the surveyor and the adjuster in the first steps of the casualty and in decision-making; relevance and importance of exchange of information; surveyor’s and adjuster’s cooperation on grey areas; understand the role and position of the underwriters’ surveyor.


  • Notification of claim and first steps
  • Procedures following a casualty
  • The roles of the surveyor and the adjuster
  • Grey areas
  • Practical applications
  • General average
  • Particular average
  • Total Loss
  • Case studies


The seminar will be delivered exclusively online by fully tutored learning sessions. Once your registration is completed, you will receive an email with all information and joining instructions to the webinars. For your participation, no special equipment is needed except a camera and a microphone.

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Technical Directors and Technical dpt. Executives, Ship managers, Claims Executives & Advisors, Claims Assistants & Handlers, Insurance Executives & Brokers, Underwriters, Operations & Chartering Executives, Lawyers and Legal Executives

Instructors &CV

Dimitris Kardiakopoulos, Principal Surveyor & Managing Partner, Evdemon & Partners

Dimitris joined the firm in 1986 as Surveyor and became Partner in 1997. During his 35-year career with Evdemon & Partners Dimitris has dealt with the most complex and high-profile cases the firm has been involved in. Dimitris Holds a BSc in Mechanical/Marine Engineering from the University of Surrey and MSc in Marine Engineering from the University of Newcastle. Having traveled the world for 20 years, during which he attended and managed major marine casualties of all types (as a GA surveyor), jointly with his colleagues from the Salvage Association, Solicitors and Salvors, he has acquired expertise in both technical and insurance aspects of marine casualties. He is considered an expert in major machinery failures including crankshaft renewal/repair, as well as major steel renewal projects also drafting detailed specification of repairs for inviting yard tenders around the globe.

George Margaritopoulos, Average Adjuster, Richards Hogg Lindley (RHL)

George Margaritopoulos is an average adjuster with Richards Hogg Lindley (RHL) Piraeus since 2015 and has also spent time working in RHL’s London office. He is qualified as a Fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters. He has previously worked as a spares and shipyards broker and as a chartering broker. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management & Technology from the University of Piraeus and an MSc in Marine Policy from Cardiff University.